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RE: N-Triples VS RDF/XML bNode identifiers

From: Jan Grant <Jan.Grant@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 07:51:00 +0000 (GMT)
To: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>, w3c-rdfcore-wg <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0310290748590.26696@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

On Tue, 28 Oct 2003, pat hayes wrote:

> Well, OK, but guys, he has a point. Why not just tweak Ntriples to
> allow all of ASCII? That wouldn't break any of our stuff and it would
> be generally good-citizen-ish.

I believe that the (tacit) motivation is to maintain some level of
compatibility with N3, where (in particular) "-" is a reserved
character.

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